Humans of NOC

Humans of NOC

Humans of NOC is a project inspired by the Humans of New York. Its purpose is to highlight stories of students and employees who have attended or are attending Northern Oklahoma College. From inspirational journeys to campus opportunities, Humans of NOC strives to showcase the variety of people that make up the Northern family.

Taylor Varner
"Sometimes in life we don’t have all the answers, and our generation definitely shouldn’t think we have to know it all at 20..."

Marche Johnson"She made me feel not so very alone anymore, and when I was 16 she adopted me. My life forever changed!"

Jeremy Fisher"All of my accomplishments wouldn't have been possible without the education I received at Northern Oklahoma College."

Claye Hammock"I gained much more than just a degree from NOC. I gained lifelong friends, mentors and a passion to change the world."

Joy Cordova
"These days I try to encourage everyone to not give up on their dreams. If I can do it, anyone can do it!"

Elva Lara
"I studied till 3 in the morning every night and got up at 6 am to be ready for my classes the next day. It was very difficult, but not impossible!"

Jeremy & Tiffany Lampkin
"Not only did I make lifelong friends at NOC, I also met my wonderful husband Jeremy there."

Elhad Emerllahu"We spent two months in a refugee camp in Macedonia and then it took us another two months to get to the United States."

Remy Ndiaye
"I knew this would be the end of my professional basketball days, but my heart wanted me to work with kids from this impoverished country."

Victor Hernandez
"I struggled to find my place in this world and began asking myself the big questions, “Who am I?” “What do I want to be?”

 Peyton Calhoun
“My calling here on earth is to serve others. What greater service than to serve my country and protect those who cannot protect themselves.”

Edwin Vineyard"I never imagined when I was a student here at NOC that I would have a career here."